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auliffe is challenging republican attorney general ken cuccinelli in a state that's growing fast and frequently changing party hands. kwame holman has our report on the contest, and its national implications. >> reporter: both parties are looking at virginia for clues about future elections. and that intrigue has brought a steady stream of national figures into the state for the homestretch. longtime party fundraiser and democratic candidate terry mcauliffe was joined on the trail this week by former president bill clinton. >> i want you to elect him governor because what happens in virginia is really important to this country. >> reporter: before that, mcauliffe received the endorsement of former secretary of state hillary clinton. >> supporting and voting for terry mcauliffe will make you proud of yourselves, of this commonwealth, and yes, of this country. >> reporter: virginia's attorney general republican ken cuccinelli has appeared in recent days with kentucky senator rand paul, a favorite of the tea party. >> we need champions and you need a governor who will stand up against an overbearing and ov
to you againics. the kentucky senator made those remarks while stumping for ken cuccinelli. president obama heads to the old dominion state this weekend to campaign for terry mcauliffe. things are looking good for the democrat's hope to reclaim the governor's mansion. mcauliffe opened up a double digit lead over cuccinelli. but it's the gender gap catching the most attention. the candidates are running about even among male voters but cuccinelli trails mcauliffe by 34 points. and rick ramsey is sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison. the republican was convicted in june of extortion, bribery and fraud. the new fbi director is making changes to on the job training. income agents have to visit martin luther king memorial in washington. he said the move is a warning of the dangers of becoming untethered to oversight and accountability. women of the supreme court finally have the painting they deserve. artists unveiled it on monday at the smithsonian. it features the current female justice and sandra day o'connor. and that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> joining me now for our
auliffe is several points ahead of his republican rival, ken cuccinelli. the question is what it will lock like on november 5th. he brought in the big dog, long time friend and former president you may know by the name of bill clinton. boost turn out particularly among african-american voters in college towns. on sunday, clinton kicked off a four-day, nine-city tour of the state with mcoffive. casting cuccinelli as divicive. he urged democrats not to take anything for granted. >> the one political virtue of extremism is this. if you can really get people all hot and bothered and their inside is in knots, full of anger and steam coming out of their ears instead of a light bulb going off in their brains, they will vote. they will show up every time. >> republicans inside washington run against health care and republicans outside washington run against washington, democrats everywhere are running against the tea party. >> just recently my opponent, ken cuccinelli was campaigning at a gathering of his supporters with ted cruz. he refused to stand up for virginia and against ted cruz's shut down str
polls show mcauliffe several points ahead of the republican attorney general ken cuccinelli. so why bring the big guns in at this point? well, to rally the base and make sure democratic precincts show up on election day. joining me now is politico's alex isenstadt. an article in politico today really dives deep into this talking about the turnout of black voters. he doesn't need to match obama's performance but the dropoff cannot be too steep. we saw the president there hammering that point home repeatedly today. i want to play another portion of what the president had to say. take a look. >> the real reason you're here is that the single redeeming virtue of political extremism is people show up on the other side. so are you going to show up? this whole election is about which virginia shows up. >> about which virginia shows up. alex, explain when we talk about the youth vote, and as we dissect that apart, how important it is for young african-americans and college students to turn out on november 5th. >> right. well, it's a week away from the election. and for terry mcauliffe parti
a speech in support of ken cuccinelli. and the speech he gave seems to have been plagiarized from the wikipedia page on gatacca. it was a weird top nick a governor's speech to begin. what is weirder is to be a republican candidate for president which is what he is trying to do anne and thinking you can lift speeches from wikipedia as you are doing that. he traveled to lynchburg, virginia. his speech was about being anti-abortion. ken cuccinelli being anti-abortion and the theme he used he said, people who are pro choice on the issue of abortion are like the evil autocratic state in the movie gatacca they want to kill off anyone whose genes aren't adequate. therefore vote for ken cuccinelli. it was kind of weird. >> in the movie gattacca, in the not too distance future genetic place a primary role in determining your social class. >> the weird line in the not too distance future eugenics is common and. the line is almost ver bait in the entry on wikipedia. that's what rand paul said. and looks like it is not a coincidence. check this out. this later in the wikipedia sbrichl a descr
. of course, neither is anti sodomy laws, which is another focus of ken cuccinelli and rand paul, but that's another story for another day. the only thing i can figure here is it's hard for, quote, unquote, libertarians, right, to square their so-called love of freedom with an overbearing federal government that wants to tell women what to do with their bodies and essentially force them to give birth. so i think this eugenics thing is a way to say, well, if we don't force all women to have births, then the government is going to go to this place of eugenics. that's the only thing i can figure. it's a very bizarre situation. >> good try. erin, ken cuccinelli has already been struggling with female voters, in the most recent polls down a whopping 24 points. now he's got rapid paul going off about science fiction and the reason behind denying a woman control of her own body. is that a way to win back female voters? >> it's not the way to win back female voters. if you're looking at this double digit gap continuing to yawning and continuing to grow, these are people who supported personhood am
cuccinelli. in new jersey, chris christie seems to be coasting to re-election in a big blue state. despite those revelations in "double down." and he's making no secret that he's at least looking at a presidential run. peggy noonan, you spent some time with governor christie this week. >> yeah, he was beginning his big seven-day bus tour of new jersey to, you know, to end on election day. i found him to be an example of the lost joy, the lost pleasure of politics, he's out there having fun, they love him, he's going to win by 20, 25, whatever, points, he's feeling triumphant, that's a rare thing to see in a republican these days. so, it was wonderful to witness. let me tell you something that i have been thinking about with regard to new jersey and virginia, new jersey is about to, we believe, it looks like, re-elect a red state figure who is pro-life and he's about to win by a lot of points as it appears from the poll. ken cuccinelli, down south in virginia, he's a pro-life guy who's expected according to the polls to go down. so, he's expected to go down in a mixed state and christie is
cuccinelli. the gop has built the race as a referendum on obama care. bill de blasio is slated to become the first gm to lead new york city since 1989. polls have given him huge leads. and in new jersey, governor chris christie is hoping for a second term. barbara would ypaints him as so who wants to be president, not governor. and now to the latest on obama care and the fight to fix it. if you tried logging on this morning, you probably noticed it was off line. operators temp operators temporarily shut down the sight to make updates. >> perhaps the most important lesson the president failed to learn was you have to tell the american people the truth. and when he told the american people that you could keep your health insurance if you wanted to keep that plan, period, he said that time and again, he wasn't telling the truth. >> but governor, on that point -- >> i think that fundamental dishonesty has really put in peril the whole foundation of his second term. >> romney also responded to the reports can dumped governor christie for health reasons. he said the governor provided health wi
to be in the hands of the democrat, terry acall live. "the washington post" poll showing him up on ken cuccinelli the republican attorney general there 51-39, libertarian candidate polling at 8%. there's a big gap among women. mcauliffe leads cuccinelli by 24 points and i under the president will be going into virginia this weekend, jim. >> if i were the president that's what i would do. we're up by 12. no chance that democrats wouldn't win this seat. i would go in there and help claim part of the victory. mcauliffe is nervous. you want help from groups that helped obama. there's no mystery in the outcome. inside the white house worried that the clintons are getting the attention for spending so much time on this race in the state, building up their political operation and will they get the credit for the victory? partially. at the end of the day this was a superior candidate in an environment that very much favored democrats. >> jim, let me ask enthusiast, from outside of virginia not following the race close lui it makes no sense to me a libertarian candidate who run against cuccinelli whose co
point lead over his opponent ken cuccinelli. mark, you're the first read team, wrote about the race and position it what we're watching take place in new jersey as well. >> two things going on. on the one hand in the republican party, you have what is seen -- kind of playing out in virginia where republicans say we need to be a conservative party first and foremost. in new jersey, where chris christie is running for re-election, you end up having a different argument where chris christie who is conservative, is saying we need to win races first and foremost. almost electability versus ideology argument playing out. chris christie appears to be cruising towards re-election and ken cuccinelli is trailing mccalliffe. >> as exploring this as the 2016 proxy fight between clinton and christie. >> one of the reasons it's a proxy fight, a lot of people working on the terry mccalliffe campaign, there are folks who wouldn't play a big role in the hillary clinton for president campaign, on the other hand chris christie doing well in the exit polls with different demographic groups, what george
, it's idea eelg with a very conservative ken cuccinelli in blue new jersey, electability with the conservative and pragmatic christie leading the ticket. one is doing better than the other. there's an interesting poll that came out in "washington post" that said 64% support mcauliffe and voting against cuccinelli. this idealogical extreme rhetoric from the ticket in virginia has been such a turf off to the moderate voters, they base beingally handed this on a matter. >> why you at home, even if you know nothing about virginia politics, krystal can weigh in. this is a battle for the republican party's soul right now. and there's a contingent that called romney republican in name only and feels they need to push more and more extreme. there's a swath of america looking for moderation in the republican party. i had a conversation with senator mccain where he said publicly several times, we need moderates. so those two races are described showing us that tension playing out in real time. it will be significant. >> seeing the clintons and potus and rand paul reminded me the na
washington post" poll shows him leading ken cuccinelli 51-39 with libertarian candidate behind. president obama will help mcauliffe campaign this weekend as the race heads into the final stretch. >>> penn state will be paying millions of dollars in a settlement with more than two dozen sex abuse victims of jerry sandusky. the university will may $60 million to 26 of sandusky's victims. the settlements will not be funded student tuition, taxpayer funds or donations. sandusky is currently serving between 30 and 60 years behind bars after being convicted last year on 45 different counts of sex abuse. he's appealing the verdict. penn state president said quote, we hope this is another step forward in the healing process for those hurt by mr. sandusky and another step forward for penn state. we cannot undo what has been done but we can and must do everything possible to learn from this and ensure it never happens again at penn state. >>> two oklahoma inmates are back in jail after a pretty unlikely escape over the weekend. yesterday we told you about four inmates snuck out of a county detentio
election. ken cuccinelli is getting a little help on the trail right now in fairfax from rand paul, because those are the people he needs. the latest poll has mccalliffe ahead by six points. >> visitors are able to check out the island that welcomed millions of immigrant to this country that was completely submerged when sandy churned through the harbor and without power for months. more than a million historical items are restored. >>> the state legislature begins a special session on the issue in just about an hour. advocates on both sides gathered outside the state capitol. in lawmakers pass the bill, hawaii would join 13 states in allowing gay marriage. >>> the sox took the lead in the top of the sixth thanks to the three-run homer, a touching moment when they held up plac d placards for stand up to cancer, with the names of those affected by the disease. game five is tonight and that is your news cycle. in the guest spot, we're supposed to trust the supreme court more than the political branches of government because it's supposed to pursue justice not politics. what if the court is i
was found dead in his high school gymnasium. martha: virginia republican ken cuccinelli was first attorney general in the country to sue the administration over obamacare way back when the whole thing got started. he was the first person in that game. he is in a high-stakes race for governor against terry mcauliffe in virginia. it is tightening, this race. he will be with us moments away. >> because if they can order you to buy health insurance they can order you to buy anything. f you, f you, you're almost twice as likely to lose your supporting teeth? try poligrip for partials. poligrip helps minimize stress which may damage supporting teeth by stabilizing your partial. care for your partial. help protect your natural teeth. got support. openly four days until the election. look at a new quinnepiac poll that came out a couple days ago. most of this race, mcauliffe had a sizable lead. now that has narrowed to 4%. this is becomeing a race that could go clearly either way. attorney general ken cuccinelli joins us. we invited terry mcauliffe to do the show. he may join us coming days but not
cuccinelli, his opponent, republican opponent bringing in rand paul. this is a special relationship. this goes beyond politic, bill and terry on the road again. >> the ultimate buddy movie. they have been paling around for years while he was in the white house, after the white house. i see them all sorts of different places. when the president wakes up in the middle of the night and wants somebody to play cards with or wants somebody to chat with on the phone or read drafts of his autobiography to, that was terry mcauliffe. for those of us who have covered him for many, many years, the thought of him being governor is an amazing new chapter in this buddy movie. >> i also wanted to ask about dick cheney because chris cillizza, dick cheney has been doing interviews, of course, about his new book, "heart." asked about the man running against liz cheney and this is what he had to say. >> mike and i also said we're fishing buddies, which is not true. never happened. the fact of the matter is washington is not going to elect the senator from wyoming, the people of wyoming will elect that
and it's true that ken cuccinelli has suffered an extreme amount of bad luck. he was the first in the nation to sue over obamacare years ago and basically lost his voice box on until recently and he could've been out there talking about obamacare and basically saying, i told you so, look at all the glitches and problems and we should have done been more careful with something this massive this quickly. >> host: you can certainly check out senator rand paul with ken cuccinelli. at first, the reaction of the governor's race. >> i am candidate for governor, terry mcauliffe. >> 150,000 virginians can be furloughed. >> 3600 employees. >> is supposed to campaign with ted cruz. he is seen as an architect is what is happening in the house, and that can really upset a lot of people and voters. >> for governor, who can you trust to create jobs? one of virginia's most important business pac says that their pick is ken cuccinelli, "the washington post" reports that they have found ken cuccinelli precise and serious and detail oriented. while terry mcauliffe was uninformed. no details, all
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